Death & Lighthouses on the Great Lakes: A History of Murder and Misfortune
Thursday, July 21, 6 pm, Arthur Miller Branch
Sadly, losing one’s life while tending to a Great Lakes lighthouse wasn’t an unusual occurrence. The likelihood of drowning while at sea or becoming injured while on the job ultimately leading to death were somewhat common in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Death by murder, suicide or other unnatural and tragic causes, while rare, are not unheard of.
Join Michigan author Dianna Stampfler for an amalgamation of true crime details, media coverage and historical research which brings the stories to life…despite the deaths of those featured.
Registration is required for this program. Register here. Please call 586.751.5377 with questions.
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